(3) Full-Time Residential and Community Support Workers

The Ne-Chee Friendship Centre requires skilled individuals with the demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.  The Residential Team of the Indigenous Bail Aftercare Program is to provide surety for those going through the Bail Supervision Program and to establish a holistic aftercare program for those within the residence.  We offer a supportive living environment for those who have been released on bail while awaiting their court date.

This is a position under the direct daily supervision of the Indigenous Bail Aftercare Program Manager and to abide by the policies and directions as determined by the Executive Director of the Ne-Chee Friendship Centre.

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
Location/Address: P.O. Box 241, 326 2nd Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X3
Application Deadline: December 18th, 2018
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Provide primary counselling, resource referrals, crisis intervention, conflict resolution and support to all residents
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships and liaison with various other service providers
  • Participate in the shift schedule rotation as part of our 24-hour staffing model
  • Assist in the overall security and maintenance of the residence
  • Be acquainted with each resident’s individual program plan, identify needs, recommend changes in individual program plans and provide assistance that is consistent with the overall plan for each individual
  • Provide case management support for residents including development of and weekly updates to the residents’ Plan of Care
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and statistics regarding all aspects of service delivery when requested
  • Work collaboratively with the Kenora BVSP Manager and Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Residential Services or the Executive Director as needed
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Post secondary degree or diploma in Social, Health or Human services; or relevant accredited training combined with several years of related work experience
  • Previous experience working with Aboriginal persons and community organizations
  • Practical knowledge of Aboriginal values, traditions, culture, and practices
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven time management skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Highly organized and able to work with minimal supervision to meet deadlines
  • Able to speak Ojibway or Oji-Cree is an asset
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • First Aid/CPR training a definite asset
  • Positive attitude & capacity to act as a healthy lifestyle role model

* A Current Vulnerable Persons Check will be required upon offer of employment

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter & three references to: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre – P.O. Box 241, 326 2nd Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X3  Fax: (807) 468-5340     E-Mail: reception@nechee.org

We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.  Applications that do not include cover letter, resume and references will not be considered.

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